CITY OF SANTA CLARA

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CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

AGENDA

A complete agenda packet with back-up reports is available at either City Library beginning Saturday before the Tuesday meeting or at the City Clerk's Office on weekdays.  A complete agenda packet is also available at the City Council meeting and on the City's website.

 

November 25, 2014

 

5:00 pm
Study Session
City Hall Council Chambers
Review of Draft Historic Preservation Ordinance

6:00 pm
Closed Session

Council Conference Room
Conference with Labor Negotiators
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
City designated representatives:  Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee)
Employee Organization(s):
Unit #1 - Santa Clara Firefighters Association, IAFF, Local 1171
Unit #2 - Santa Clara Police Officer's Association
Unit #3 - IBEW Local 1245 (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)
Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers
Units #5,7 & 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association
Unit #6 - AFSCME Local 101 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees)
Unit #9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees
Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees
Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees
Unit #10 - PSNSEA (Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association)
and
Public Employee Performance Evaluation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957
Title: City Manager
and
Public Employee Performance Evaluation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957
Title: City Attorney
and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Conference with Real Property Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property: APN 104-03-036, APN 104-03-038, APN 104-03-039, APN 104-03-040
Negotiating Party(ies): Kurt Wittek, Montana Property Group, LLC/
William A. Witte, President, Related California
City Negotiator: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee)
Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property
(provisions, price and terms of payment)
and
Conference with Real Property Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property: APN 104-03-036
Negotiating Party(ies): David Ebrahimi, D.E. Restaurants, Inc. and D.E.II Restaurants, Inc.
City Negotiator: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee)
Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property
(provisions, price and terms of payment)
and
Conference with Legal Counsel-Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
D.E. Restaurant, Inc., et al. v. City of Santa Clara, et al.,
Santa Clara County Superior Court Case No. 114CV264438
and
 Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Vinod K. Sharma, et al. v. Successor Agency to the
Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, et al.
Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396
and
Conference with Legal Counsel -Anticipated Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c) - Potential initiation of litigation
Number of potential cases: 1
and
Governing Board of the Successor Agency to the City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Vinod K. Sharma, et al. v. Successor Agency to the
Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, et al.
Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396

 

 

REGULAR MEETING

7:00 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers

 

 

APPEAL OF HEARING DECISIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL MUST BE MADE TO THE SUPERIOR COURT WITHIN 90 CALENDAR DAYS OF FINAL ACTION. BECAUSE OF THE AGENDA PROVISION FOR RECONSIDERATION, FINAL ACTION IS DEEMED TO OCCUR AT THE END OF THE NEXT REGULAR MEETING PURSUANT TO CITY COUNCIL POLICY (P&P 042). (CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE SECTION 1094.6)

 

 

1.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND STATEMENT OF VALUES:

 

2.

ROLL CALL:

 

A.

Approval to excuse Council Member Pat Kolstad's absence.

 

 

3.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

A.

October 28, 2014.

 

4.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

A.

The Public Hearing for the project located at 930 Bellomy Street has been continued to January 13, 2015 (PLN2014-10474).

 

B.

The Public Hearing for the Downtown Gateway project located at 1313 Franklin Street, 1092 Monroe Street and 1350 Benton Street has been continued to January 13, 2015 (PLN2014-10542, PLN2012-09351, PLN2013-10106 and CEQ2014-01176).

 

5.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

6.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

A.

Possible Reconsideration of Actions Taken at Immediately Preceding Meeting. (See Summary of Actions for potential reconsideration, which is attached to the posted Agenda and is in the Agenda Packet Binder in the Council Chambers.)

 

B.

Informational Memo: Update regarding the closure of the San Tomas Creek Trail during large scale Stadium events.

 

7.

CONSENT CALENDAR:

 

[Items listed on the CONSENT CALENDAR are considered routine and will be adopted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of the items on the CONSENT CALENDAR unless discussion is requested by a member of the Council, staff, or public.  If so requested, that item will be removed from the CONSENT CALENDAR and considered under CONSENT ITEMS PULLED FOR DISCUSSION.]

 

A.

Departmental Reports

 

1.

Approval to set the salary for Office Specialist II position candidate Maria Blumenson at Step 2 of the salary range for A-18.

2.

Acceptance of the Monthly Financial Status Reports for September 2014.

3.

Approval for the use of City Water Utility forces for the water service connection at 3396 Forest Avenue.

4.

Pass to print an Ordinance adding Chapter 2.150 (Payment of Prevailing wages) to Title 2 (Administration and Personnel) of the City Code related to the City's payment of prevailing wages.

5.

Approval to proceed with a request for proposals for consulting and management services to access the City's real estate assets for opportunities to maximize revenue from digital outdoor advertising and to return to Council for final approval to construct any new billboards.

 

6.

Approval of the plans and specifications for the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Support Building Project; authorization to make minor modifications, if necessary; and authorization to advertise for bids (WA 30259).

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of an agreement with David J. Powers & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $59,550, for Environmental Consulting Services and Initial Study on the International Swim Center & International Swimming Hall of Fame Project in Central Park and authorization to make minor modifications, as necessary.

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

1.

City Council Committee List for Council Review.

2.

Status of Larder House - 1079 Alviso Street.

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

E.

Routine Written Petitions for Approval

 

1.

Jerry Cintas, Santa Clara First Baptist Church - 3111 Benton Street:  Request for a two year Special Permit to allow an outdoor Christmas pageant in 2014 and 2015. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to conditions (PLN2014-10727).

 

8.

ITEMS SET FOR HEARING:

 

[Planning Commission items not being appealed, or which are not related to an appeal, will be heard under BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FOR ACTION.]  If you challenge a City Council land use decision in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at this hearing before the City Council or in written correspondence delivered to the City at, or prior to, the City Council hearing on the matter.  (California Government Code Section 65009)

 

A.

Obtain citizens' views on the City of Santa Clara Housing and Community Needs for its Five Year Consolidated Plan (2015-2020), proposed amendments to the Citizen Participation Plan and Fiscal Year 2015-16 Annual Action Plan for the use of Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships Act (HOME) Entitlement Funds.

 

9.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FOR ACTION:

 

A.

Civil Service Commission Minutes - November 10, 2014: Request to note and file.
* Recommendation to approve the new job specification for Senior Electric Utility Engineer - Fiber.

 

10.

CONSENT ITEMS PULLED FOR DISCUSSION:

 

11.

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS:

 

This item is reserved for persons to address the Council on any matter not on the agenda that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City. The law does not permit Council action on, or extended discussion of, any item not on the agenda except under special circumstances. The Council, or staff, may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed, and the Council may request staff to report back at a subsequent meeting. Although not required, please submit to the City Clerk your name and subject matter on forms available by the door in the Council Chambers.

 

12.

REPORTS FOR COUNCIL ACTION:

 

A.

Approval of the establishment of a Special Events Fund - Super 50 account for the purpose of ensuring the City's ability to host local high quality events for Super Bowl 50; authorization of the transfer and appropriation of funds, in the amount of $2,000,000, from the Capital Projects Reserve to the Special Events Fund - Super 50 General account; delegate authority to the City Manager to allocate funds to the various Super Bowl events; and authorization for the unspent appropriations to be carried forward into future fiscal years.

 

13.

BILLS AND CLAIMS/PROGRESS PAYMENTS:

 

(Lists are available in the Council Office and the City Clerk's Office.)

 

A.

Approval of Bills and Claims and Progress Payments.

 

14.

REPORTS OF COUNCILORS AND SPECIAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES:

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

15.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

16.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

City Attorney Reports:

 


 

B.

Set December 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6; City designated representatives: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee); Employee Organization(s): Unit #1 - Santa Clara Firefighters Association, IAFF, Local 1171; Unit #2 - Santa Clara Police Officers Association; Unit #3 - IBEW Local 1245 (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers); Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers; Units #5,7 & 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association; Unit #6 - AFSCME Local 101 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees); Unit #9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees;  Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees; Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees; Unit #10 - PSNSEA (Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association) and Conference with Legal Counsel-Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Vinod K. Sharma, et al. v. Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396.

 

17.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

To Tuesday evening, December 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.